Posts Tagged "personal information"

Sharing the security code on your credit card

Dear Experian,

I purchased something by phone recently and was asked for the security code on the back of my credit card. I thought it was strange, but she said she needed it to complete the transaction. I heard on the news that you should never give that out. Is that true?


Email addresses are not part of your credit report

Dear Experian,

I would like to update my personal information, specifically my e-mail address. How can I do that?


Multiple name variations appearing on your credit report

Dear Experian,

Too many versions of my name come up on my credit report. How do I delete the wrong ones?


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